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An All Black and Brown Cast Make History with New Campaign for Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty

By: PRLog

All Hail to the Bling: Three beauty queens become the new faces of a makeup campaign by Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty (RRTBeauty), a black-owned cosmetic company.

NEW YORK - Nov. 4, 2022 - PRLog -- Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty introduces the Beauty Queen Bling Collection to the world on Nov 16, 2022 at 12pm EST. The 12-piece glamorous collection has a mix of metallic cream lipsticks, glitter eyeshadows, 3D mascara, 3D eyelashes and long-wear eyelash glue. The products are presented in gold and rhinestone cases that will having you feeling fabulous as you head out for a day or night on the town!

Ebony Acton, Miss DC for America Strong 2021, Andolyn Medina, Miss DC America 2021 and Faith Porter, Miss DC USA 2022, were selected to model the products for Raquel Riley Thomas, the Founder and Creative Director. The photography was done by Leroy Amankrah, who has roots in Ghana. One makeup artist, Axel Vasquez is from Guatemala and the other makeup artist is a black woman, Gabby Devine. The assistant, Lorenda Nelson, was also black. They all came together to shoot a campaign for the black-owned and Veteran-owned cosmetic company, Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty.

"These women are more than just beautiful faces, I choose them because they are Warriors to me. They each have gone through tremendous trials and tribulations to get to where they are today. Their stories will make you cry and give you hope all at the same time," states Raquel Riley Thomas, Founder.

And they are giving a portion of the sales to a non-profit that focuses on Veteran because the Founder, Raquel Riley Thomas, is a Veteran Army Captain.

They made history with this campaign, as this is the first campaign photographed for a Veteran-owned and black-owned cosmetic brand using all black and brown creatives.


About the Company

Founded in 2020, Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty is a minority-owned and Veteran-owned cosmetic brand that supplies glamourous long-wear makeup. The brand is performance based, designed to stay on longer for those in fields that need it. For example, customers such as actors, beauty queens, singers, musicians, CEOs and more have enjoyed our brand! Army-Veteran turned beauty and fashion expert Raquel Riley Thomas produced the formulated concept 3GL: Glamour Lashes, Glamour Lids, Glamour Lips. By using Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty products, glamourous looks are now easier and applications last longer.

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Three Beauty Queens Become the Face of RRTBeauty A lipstick from the Beauty Queen Collection A mascara from the Beauty Queen Collection

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